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Nearly half a million join rousing climate justice march

Nearly half a million join rousing climate justice march

| September 24, 2014

(GIN)–New York streets were overflowing on Sunday with hand-made posters, buttons, baby carriages, bicycles, musical bands and nearly 400,000 marchers demanding an end to the exploitation of fossil fuels such as oil, coal and natural gas that are creating havoc for the environment in the U.S., Africa and most of the world. Marchers came by […]

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French-African Flora Coquerel wins beauty pageant, igniting national uproar

French-African Flora Coquerel wins beauty pageant, igniting national uproar

| December 20, 2013

A radiant French teenager whose mother hails from Benin was crowned Miss France on live TV, thrilling those who acknowledge the diverse population of the European nation.

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